Hosted by the Seattle Seahawks

Summer 2019


Application Information and Timeline

The Global Sports & Entertainment Business Academy Seattle is open to rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors and rising college freshman who live in the United States. You are invited to apply if you satisfy with the following requirements:

  • Are a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior high school student (at the time of your application).

  • Have demonstrated an interest in business.

  • Have demonstrated an interest in careers in the sports and entertainment industries with a focus on management, law, negotiation, marketing, and leadership.

  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Students who don’t meet these basic requirements aren’t eligible to apply for this program. Exceptions cannot be made.


Application Due Date: March 1, 2018

Decision Notification: March 25, 2018


Application Due Date: March 29, 2018

Decision Notification: April 26, 2018


Applications submitted after March 29th will be reviewed in the order they are received. Applications will be reviewed in the rolling round until the program is filled.

How to Apply

Step 1: Download an Application Packet from the website.


Step 2: Obtain documentation of 1 year of school grades to upload to your application. This can be through report cards or unofficial transcript.

Step 3: Ask a teacher or coach to give you one recommendation. Ask for their full name, email address, and phone number. We will reach out with a recommendation form for them to fill out.

Step 4: Prepare short answer and essay question for application. You will be uploading a word document or pdf document with your essay.

Step 5: Fill out the application. At this time, students will not be able to save the application and return to the application. We strongly suggest that students prepare for the application prior to starting the form.


Step 6: Pay $25 Application fee


Financial Aid

Admission to the Global Sports & Entertainment Business Academy is need-blind, meaning that all complete applications are given full consideration regardless of the applicant's income. There is limited financial aid available for the Global Sports & Entertainment Business Academy once students are admitted to the program. This aid will be offered in the form of partial and full scholarships. Aid is granted based upon need and other factors including merit. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Students who wish to be considered for financial aid must fill out and submit the Financial Aid Application and supporting documentation along with their complete application for admission to the program. Only complete Financial Aid applications will be considered for aid.